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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 88r

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Five decorated initials of Psalter of Jerome, C enclosing hooded man, E enclosing two heads of birds, D enclosing animal head, O enclosing hybrid animal, and I.
Upper and lower margins decorated with horizontal bars.
Margin, upper, inhabited by butterfly and bird.
Margin, left, inhabited by butterfly.
Margin, lower, inhabited by two hybrid men, one with head and legs, exposing hindquarters, and the other with head, wearing hat, and feathered body.
Line endings decorated.

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